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cor·set

 (kôr′sĭt)
n.
1. A close-fitting undergarment, often reinforced by stays, worn to support and shape the waistline, hips, and breasts.
2. A medieval outer garment, especially a laced jacket or bodice.
tr.v. cor·set·ed, cor·set·ing, cor·sets
To enclose in or as if in a corset.

[Middle English, bodice, from Old French, diminutive of cors, body, from Latin corpus; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]
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corset

(ˈkɔːsɪt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion)
a. a stiffened, elasticated, or laced foundation garment, worn esp by women, that usually extends from below the chest to the hips, providing support for the spine and stomach and shaping the figure
b. a similar garment worn because of injury, weakness, etc, by either sex
2. informal a restriction or limitation, esp government control of bank lending
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a stiffened outer bodice worn by either sex, esp in the 16th century
vb
(tr) to dress or enclose in, or as in, a corset
[C14: from Old French, literally: a little bodice; see corselet]
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cor•set

(ˈkɔr sɪt)

n.
1. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment stiffened with whalebone or the like and often adjustable by lacing, worn esp. by women to shape and support the torso; stays.
v.t.
2. to dress with or as if with a corset.
3. to regulate strictly; constrict.
[1225–75; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French, =cors bodice, body + -et -et]
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corset


Past participle: corseted
Gerund: corseting

Imperative
corset
corset
Present
I corset
you corset
he/she/it corsets
we corset
you corset
they corset
Preterite
I corseted
you corseted
he/she/it corseted
we corseted
you corseted
they corseted
Present Continuous
I am corseting
you are corseting
he/she/it is corseting
we are corseting
you are corseting
they are corseting
Present Perfect
I have corseted
you have corseted
he/she/it has corseted
we have corseted
you have corseted
they have corseted
Past Continuous
I was corseting
you were corseting
he/she/it was corseting
we were corseting
you were corseting
they were corseting
Past Perfect
I had corseted
you had corseted
he/she/it had corseted
we had corseted
you had corseted
they had corseted
Future
I will corset
you will corset
he/she/it will corset
we will corset
you will corset
they will corset
Future Perfect
I will have corseted
you will have corseted
he/she/it will have corseted
we will have corseted
you will have corseted
they will have corseted
Future Continuous
I will be corseting
you will be corseting
he/she/it will be corseting
we will be corseting
you will be corseting
they will be corseting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been corseting
you have been corseting
he/she/it has been corseting
we have been corseting
you have been corseting
they have been corseting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been corseting
you will have been corseting
he/she/it will have been corseting
we will have been corseting
you will have been corseting
they will have been corseting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been corseting
you had been corseting
he/she/it had been corseting
we had been corseting
you had been corseting
they had been corseting
Conditional
I would corset
you would corset
he/she/it would corset
we would corset
you would corset
they would corset
Past Conditional
I would have corseted
you would have corseted
he/she/it would have corseted
we would have corseted
you would have corseted
they would have corseted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corset - a woman's close-fitting foundation garmentcorset - a woman's close-fitting foundation garment
foundation garment, foundation - a woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
panty girdle - a woman's undergarment that combines a girdle and panties
Verb1.corset - dress with a corset
apparel, clothe, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, tog, habilitate, fit out, dress - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
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corset

noun girdle, bodice, foundation garment, panty girdle, stays (rare) a cocktail dress with in-built corset
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Translations
مِشَدُّ للخَصِـر
korzet
korset
gyógyfûzõ
lífstykki
korsetas
korsete

corset

[ˈkɔːsɪt] Nfaja f; (old style) → corsé m
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corset

[ˈkɔːrsɪt] n (= garment) → corset m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

corset

n, corsets plKorsett nt; (to give wasp waist) → Schnürmieder nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

corset

[ˈkɔːsɪt] n (undergarment) → corsetto, busto (Med) → busto (ortopedico)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

corset

(ˈkoːsit) noun
a close-fitting stiff undergarment to support the body.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

corset

, corsette
n. corsé.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

corset

n (ortho) corsé m
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